Paperclay Picture Frame

Paperclay Picture Frame 2017-11-16T12:26:50+00:00

Project Description

Welcome to our Blog Hop—Love Cast in Clay!! Amazing Mold Putty meets Paperclay.

Paperclay Amazing Mold Putty Logo

We’ve got blog candy:  One winner will be picked from the Amazing Mold Putty blog and another winner from the Creative Paperclay® blog. Each winner will receive on 16 oz. package of Creative Paperclay® and a package of Amazing Mold Putty.  Retail value is $25

To be entered to win the candy,  you must leave a comment on all blogs and become a follower of all blogs.

I found this enameled metal frame at one of my favorite thrift shops, and molded it using Amazing Mold Putty.

Frame and MoldNext, I filled the mold with the Paperclay. It is soft and pliable right out of the package—easy to use!! I began by pressing pieces of clay around the mold. I wanted to be sure I captured all the rich detail in the mold, so I used a rolling pin to press the clay into the mold.

Filled Mold Clay Pressed into Mold

After letting this rest for about 15 minutes I unmolded the frame and trimmed away the waste. There was a small amount of sanding after the frame dried, but this trimming step saved lots of time and dust!!

Unmolded Frame Trimmed Frame

After the frame was completely dried, I dusted it with Pumpkin Orange and Salmon Pink mica powders and glued on the roses. The roses were molded from a button and cast using Amazing Casting Resin that was dyed with alcohol inks. A dusting of Alumilite bronze and gold metallic powders give the roses the perfect vintage look. The only thing to add is a Valentine picture!!Finished Frame

Visit all the stops on the hop and remember to leave a comment and become a follower for a chance to win some great blog candy.


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14 Comments

  1. urania January 31, 2012 at 8:36 pm - Reply

    delicius

  2. Julie Lambert January 31, 2012 at 10:39 pm - Reply

    what simply amazing this is. I have to have it

  3. Jan Hennings February 1, 2012 at 12:45 am - Reply

    LOVE this Carole 🙂 Off to do some more hopping 🙂

  4. DawnC February 1, 2012 at 3:26 am - Reply

    Thanks for the tutorial!

  5. Barbara Moore February 1, 2012 at 4:39 am - Reply

    Very lovely frame!

  6. Sandra Strait February 1, 2012 at 4:45 am - Reply

    Fantastic project!

  7. Jingle February 1, 2012 at 5:40 am - Reply

    Lovely frame!

  8. Jody February 1, 2012 at 7:28 am - Reply

    What a great frame. I love what can be done with these products.

    Jody

  9. Mary S February 1, 2012 at 4:41 pm - Reply

    Beautiful!!

  10. leslierahye February 1, 2012 at 7:27 pm - Reply

    Great frame Carole! I have some ornate old frames somewhere that I need to do this with!! Thanks for the idea!

  11. charlene February 2, 2012 at 3:29 pm - Reply

    am following by email–couldn't find a blog follow button.

  12. Blue February 2, 2012 at 5:30 pm - Reply

    pretty frame!

  13. Amanda February 3, 2012 at 8:51 am - Reply

    Great frame Carole – I love the orange 🙂

  14. Bev W. February 4, 2012 at 11:03 am - Reply

    Love your frame!!! I'm always looking for small frames to put in my projects…mini albums…altered boxes and all:)))))

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